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With 9 positive tests, Scott County Detention Center now on lockdown

The Scott County Jailer says there are several inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last couple of days.

Former jail deputy sentenced to 4 years in prison

Authorities say a former deputy jailer in western Kentucky has been sentenced to 4 years in prison.

Employees accuse the Lincoln County jailer of sexual harassment

Eight employees are suing the Lincoln County Jailer for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination in the workplace.

KSP: Madison Co. deputy jailer accused of having sex with inmate

A Madison County deputy jailer finds herself on the other side of the bars after being accused of having sex with an inmate at the jail.

Three inmates overdose in Madison County Detention Center

The jailer says the three women became unconscious while waiting in the intake area.

Inmate overpowers jailer on way to Kentucky jail, steals car

Authorities in Martin County say a man escaped from custody by overpowering a deputy jailer and stealing the transport vehicle.

Over 20 Boyle Co. inmates quarantined for hepatitis A

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Over 20 inmates in Boyle County have been quarantined for hepatitis A, according to officials. Boyle County detention center deputy...

Kentucky jailer indicted on charge

A Kentucky jailer has been indicted on a charge of malfeasance or neglect of county officer.

Inmate death in Bowling Green

An inmate at the Warren County Justice Center died after having chest pains in his holding cell Wednesday.

Former deputy jailer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate

A former deputy jailer in Kentucky has pleaded guilty in federal court to assaulting an inmate.

Former jailer in Kentucky sentenced for inmate beating

A former supervisory deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for an unprovoked assault of a detainee.

Misconduct charges against former deputy jailer dismissed

A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed.

UPDATE: Franklin County jail escapee captured

A man who escaped the Franklin County Regional Jail last week by posing as another inmate, was captured Thursday night, according to a Facebook post by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

Former western Ky. jailer sentenced in kickback scheme

A retired western Kentucky jailer has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for running a kickback scheme during a $3 million jail expansion.

Mercer County jailer blames unsafe van for prisoner escape

The Mercer County sheriff blames a poorly equipped transport van for the escape of a prisoner May 12, 2017, according to a report in The Harrodsburg Herald.

Jailer: Inmate gives birth in cell, baby doing well

A Kentucky jailer says a pregnant inmate has given birth in her cell and the baby is doing well.

Jailer in eastern Kentucky arrested on felony drug charges

The sheriff's office of an eastern Kentucky county says a jailer has been arrested on multiple felony drug charges.

Former deputy jailer convicted on charges related to death of detainee

A jury has convicted a former deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky for his role in violently assaulting a pre-trial detainee and willfully failing to provide necessary medical attention that led to his death.

Officials: Jailer arrested after fight with sheriff’s deputy

A Hardin County jailer has been arrested after a fight with a sheriff's deputy.

KSP: Bell County Jailer Smuggled Items to Inmates

State police accuse a former Bell County jailer of bringing inmates contraband.

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It was part of a national effort led by Poor People's Campaign with protests at every Kentucky office and a protest in Washington D.C.

“False Positives” spray painted on the side of a Walgreens’ COVID testing site

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